Mrs Lawson and Miss Bellett with boxes full of the Save Manapouri petition

Mrs Lawson and Miss Bellett with boxes full of the Save Manapouri petition
Date
22 May 1970
Ref
EP/1970/2201/12A-F
Description

Mrs V G Lawson and Miss R Bellett, staff members of the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society, supporting the 1.5 metre high pile of cartons containing the "Save Manapouri" petition. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 22nd of May 1970.

An example of the yellow sticker on the boxes is held at Eph-C-ENVIRONMENT-1970-01

The petition contained 264,857 signatures and was presented to Parliament on Tuesday, 26 May 1970. The decision to launch the petition was made 13 January and from the beginning of February it had circulated throughout New Zealand.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) single image on negative strip.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Print in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file at Politics-Petitions (Cabinet no 13, drawer 4).

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Part of
Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Mrs Lawson and Miss Bellett with boxes full of the "Save Manapouri" petition
Format
1 b&w original negative(s) single image on negative strip, Negatives
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Mrs Lawson and Miss Bellett with boxes full of the Save Manapouri petition. Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP/1970/2201/12A-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22305206

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